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Unexpected Vernacular: Ellen Lesperance Interviewed by Jared Quinton
An abstract painting of textile knitting pattern titled, Pink Triangle, by Ellen Lesperance

Painting feminist knitting patterns.

Unexpected Vernacular: Ellen Lesperance Interviewed by Jared Quinton
An abstract painting of textile knitting pattern titled, Pink Triangle, by Ellen Lesperance

Painting feminist knitting patterns.

Collaborative Feminism: Yana Schnitzler Interviewed by Patti Jordan
Multiple square textile pieces pinned to the wall titled, Yana Schnitzler: Tales of a Phoenix: The Letting Go Project

A durational performance that knits a room-sized skirt.

Cookbooklets by Dindga McCannon & LeonRaymond Mitchell
A quilt square by Dindga McCannon and LeonRaymond Mitchell. In the center of the square, three women eat from bowls full of warm food. The border fabric features colorful autumn gourds.
Studio Visit: Woomin Kim by Louis Bury
A tube wrapped in multicolor thread resting on a drop cloth on a wood floor titled, Woomin Kim studio

The difference between studio materials and life materials.

Transformation as a Common Theme: Billie Zangewa Interviewed by Rebecca Rose Cuomo
An African woman standing over her child making art at the kitchen table titled, Heart of the Home, by Billie Zangewa

Weaving the personal and political in silk.

Permeable Containers: Leeza Meksin Interviewed by Wayne Koestenbaum
Two gray, pink, and purple outdoor sculptures that look like turrets or tents titled, Turret Tops, by Leeza Meskin

An outdoor sculpture project weathers the seasons.

Studio Visit: Belén Rodríguez by Lauren Moya Ford
Strips of multicolored fabric on a table. Belén Rodríguez. Studio visit.

An artist who treats painting like sculpture.

Studio Visit: James Benjamin Franklin by Osman Can Yerebakan
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The artist finds inspiration, and space, in Detroit for his sculptural paintings.

Making Impractical: Ýrúrarí Interviewed by Zach Davidson
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Redesigning and repurposing sweaters.

Reimagining the Materials of Painting: Eric N. Mack Interviewed by Olivia Gauthier
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Balance and harmonies through difference.

Ritualization and Embodiment: Sarah Zapata Interviewed by Jeanne Vaccaro
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Textile works that investigate guilt, spirituality, and the future.

Cecilia Vicuña by Elianna Kan
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The poet and artist invokes ancient matriarchal cultures, Indigenous folkways, and the speculative capacities of language so that we might rediscover our kinship with nature.

Ree Morton: The Plant That Heals May Also Poison by Olivia Gauthier
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Rediscovering a “maverick” female artist from the ’70s

Liking Difficulty: Nancy Shaver Interviewed by Ann Lauterbach
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Found objects and fabrics.

Tethered Together: Liz Collins Interviewed by Svetlana Kitto
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Creating worlds and paying attention.

Forms of History: Andrea Geyer Interviewed by Matthew J. Abrams
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Photographs and textiles that materialize community.

Intimate Variations: Other Romances at Rachel Uffner Gallery by Katherine Brewer Ball
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Extending the possibilities of relation.

Invisible Labors: Rahul Jain’s Machines by Kanishka Raja
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A documentary on the brutality behind India’s textile factories.

Sheree Hovsepian by Haley Mellin
Untitled #21, from the series Haptic Wonders, 2013, unique silver gelatin photogram, 20 × 16 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.

Hovsepian addresses current matters in her work, but she does so in a vocabulary that moves beyond binaries and beyond Western mentality, one that follows a different way of thinking and feeling.

Portfolio by Liz Collins
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“Analogues for organizing and activism.”

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